Social Media and Your Teen Author: Jenna DeRosa The Emotional Impact Social Media If you ask any teenager how social media impacts their life, most will tell you, positively. It is the primary access to their social world. It allows them to feel more connected to their friends. In fact, 91% of young people use the internet for social networking. For all the positives teens list, many question the additional [...]
How much alcohol is too much? When should this be addressed in the therapy room? When should you speak up?
How much alcohol is too much? When should this be addressed in the therapy room? When should you speak up? Author: Jenna DeRosa Have you noticed yourself drinking more than usual? Needing a glass or two of wine after work? Did one glass of wine turn into needing the whole bottle? Finding yourself looking forward to that drink after your long day? But, when is drinking a problem [...]
What is the Difference Between a Licensed Professional Counselor, an Intern Therapist, and a Registered Therapist?
What is the Difference Between a Licensed Professional Counselor, an Intern Therapist, and a Registered Therapist? Author: Stephanie Camins - MA, LPC Licensed Professional Counselor (MA, LPC) must hold a Master's degree in their profession and have two years and 2,000 hours Post-Master’s supervision by a licensed professional in direct client/patient care. Licensed Professional Counselor Candidate (MA, LPCC) must hold a Master’s degree and is working towards licensure under [...]
What is Telemental Health? Author: Stephanie Camins - MA, LPC Telemental health is simply receiving therapy through electronic means whereby the client and clinician are in two different locations. Video sessions are accessed through a secure video conferencing platform. After assessing for a good fit for this form of counseling, I will provide you with log in information to the system. I use Counsol for video sessions as [...]
How to Build A Support System Author: Stephanie Camins - MA, LPC Isolation is a major cause of depression in adults. As we move into adult responsibilities: work, parenting, marriages, we tend to let our relationships fade into the background. You may not be exposed to groups of people in your daily life like when you were younger. Many of us have jobs that are isolating. The trend to [...]
What Is Resiliency? Author: Stephanie Camins - MA, LPC Resilience is referred to often in emotional wellness circles but typically without adequately describing the importance of having or attaining this quality. Any challenging life circumstance that creates a flood of emotion and a perceived loss of control can challenge our ability to cope. Resilience is the human ability to rebuild or come back from difficult situations. We all [...]
Stress, anxiety, depression and anger are a part of life. Use these 10 steps to resolve these difficult feelings and increase satisfaction in your life.